Saturday, 7 December, 2019

Messe Frankfurt marketplace goes live | Supreme Court turns down Staples request | Saligram...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related stories from around the web. Messe Frankfurt B2B platform goes live Messe Frankfurt has…

Healthcare drives Kimball’s Q1 sales

Workplace furniture vendor Kimball has reported strong double-digit growth in the healthcare vertical as organic company sales edged up by…

Assmann continues UK expansion

Germany-based workplace furniture maker Assmann recently opened its third showroom in the UK. In mid-October, the company inaugurated a 700…

Herman Miller takes 100% stake in Naughtone

Herman Miller has acquired the remaining 50% of Naughtone it didn’t already own to take full control of the UK-based…

Ergotron appoints EMEA Managing Director

Ergonomic workplace furniture vendor Ergotron has named of Paul Zuidema as Managing Director of its EMEA subsidiary. Zuidema brings 30…

Supplies business stabilising, says HNI

HON and Allsteel brand owner HNI has said its office furniture supplies-driven business should grow in the double digits in…

Global’s Jon Abraham passes away

OPI is saddened to learn of the recent death of Jon Abraham, President of leading US office furniture supplier Global,…

Big sustainability news from HP | Amazon shrugs off unsafe product claims | Jan/san...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related news from around the web. HP makes significant sustainability announcements At its Innovation Summit…

Takkt to cut costs after weak Q3

European and North American business supplies reseller Takkt has said it will carry out “structural cost adjustments” in the fourth…

Amazon continues small business focus | New dealer for AOPD | ECI executives honoured...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related stories from around the web. Amazon continues small business push Amazon in the US…

Benelux Office Products Awards winners revealed

ACCO, Fellowes and COLOP were among the winners at this year’s Benelux Office Products Awards that were presented last week.…

Knoll sues Senator for patent infringement

Office furniture manufacturer Knoll has sued UK-based rival Senator for alleged patent infringement related to a design feature on Knoll’s…

Herman Miller now confirms HAY deal

Following on from yesterday’s story about Herman Miller retracting a statement regarding its additional stake in office furniture firm HAY,…

Herman Miller confirms Hay talks but retracts transaction PR

Herman Miller has confirmed that it is in talks to take a further 34% stake in Denmark-based office furniture company…

Wayfair reveals turnkey solution for business customers

Furnishings and décor e-tailer Wayfair has announced that customers of its business programme, Wayfair Professional, can now buy furnishings and…

Steelcase on a roll

Steelcase has reported one of the strongest quarters in the past 20 years as sales as operating profit grew in…

ECI and Clover launch integration | ISSA adds to international education team | Recognition...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related stories from around the globe. ECI and Clover launch integration ECI has announced a…

Good quarter for Herman Miller

Workspace and office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller reported strong sales and order growth in the first quarter of its 2020…

Highlands behind new workspace brand launch

Sales and marketing agency Highlands has led the launch of the Lumeah brand, a US-based line of off-the-shelf interior design…

Varidesk invests in co-working venture

Height-adjustable and ergonomic furniture maker Varidesk recently made a significant investment in Texas, US-based co-working firm Common Desk. Varidesk is…

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Icahn publishes letter to HP shareholders

Activist investor Carl Icahn has written an open letter to the shareholders of HP Inc, likening the company’s standalone restructuring…